Bracing support for public radio

General Stanley McChrystal minces no words. Following are some of his statements about public media, written for the New York Times. We were so impressed, we were moved to share on Facebook.

“Public broadcasting makes our nation smarter, stronger and, yes, safer. It’s a small public investment that pays huge dividends for Americans.”

“I see public media as a lever. It pushes people by elevating them and their sights. It brings them into more thinking and understanding, and it brings us together.”

“We need public media that acts as our largest classroom. We need broadcasting that treats us as citizens, not simply as consumers.”

Read the full article at the Times.